⚙ 1.5 years and up
Time and Place
⚙ Any time of day
⚙ Any time of year
⚙ Indoors or outdoors
⚙ Funnels (preferably plastic or rubber)
⚙ A large bin or sensory table
⚙ Any pourable material (e.g., water or sand)
⚙ Other objects such as spoons, containers, or
⚙ Supervise children at all times
Place pourable material and one or more funnels in the bin or sensory table. Encourage exploration by adding other objects. Outdoor option: Funnels can be attached to a fence or other structure.
A toddler sat in the snow and filled a bowl with powdery snow and carefully observed how it flowed through a hole in the bottom of the bowl.
Questions You May Ask
⚙ Have you seen a funnel before? What was it used for?
⚙ What other funnel-shaped objects can you find in your surroundings?
⚙ What else can you use funnels for?
⚙ How can we make our own funnel?
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